Wine Map of Australia

Wine Regions in Australia

The vineyards of Australia

The vineyards of Australia cover 170 000 hectares in different wine regions in New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania and a smaller area in Queensland.

Australia was the 7th biggest wine producing country in 2015 with around 1,200 million liters of wine produced (source OIV). But the country consumption representing less than 40% of the production, Australia is actually the 4th largest wine exporterThe first vines arrived in the end of the eighteenth century on board the vessels of the First Fleet of Governor Phillip going to New South Wales. Today the main grape varieties cultivated in Australia wine regions are: shiraz (syrah), cabernet sauvignon, merlot, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, sémillon, riesling, viognier, pinot noir, grenache, sangiovese, mourvèdre and pinot grigio.

The most renowned australian wine regions from west to south-east:

- Margaret River (Western Australia) (Cabernet sauvignon, Merlot, Sémillon, Sauvignon blanc, Chenin blanc, Chardonnay, Shiraz)

- Barossa (South Australia) (Shiraz)

- Coonawara (South Australia) (Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Malbec, Merlot)

- Adelaide Hills (South Australia)

- McLaren Vale (South Australia) (Shiraz, Cabernet sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay)

- Clare Valley (South Austrlia) (CHardonnay, Sémillon, Riesling)

- Hunter Valley (New South Wales) (Sémillon, Chardonnay, Cabernet sauvignon)

- Yarra Valley (Victoria) (Chardonnay, Pinot noir)

- Rutherglen (Victoria) (Shiraz, Durif)

- Heathcode (Victoria) (Shiraz, Cabernet sauvignon)

- Mornington Peninsula (Victoria) (Pinot gris, Pinot noir, Chardonnay)

- Tasmania (Riesling, Pinot noir)

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Wine regions of Australia

New South Wales
Wine Map of New South Wales
Map of Wines and Vineyards of New South Wales Wine Region
South Australia
Wine Map of South Australia
Map of Wines and Vineyards of South Australia Wine Region
Tasmania Vineyard Map
Vineyards of Tasmania: North West, Tamar Valley, Pipers River, North East, East Coast, Coal River Valley, Derwent Valley and Huon Valley
Wine Map of Victoria
Wines Vineyards Victoria Wine Region Yarra Valley Mornington Peninsula
Western Australia
Wine Map of Western Australia
Wines Vineyards Western Australia Region Margaret River